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Scientific expeditions

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 47 Collections and/or Records:

James P. Chapin collection

 Collection
Identifier: Archives Orn221
Scope and Contents James Chapin's personal and professional correspondence, expedition records including field notes and catalogs, photographs, negatives and personal diaries (1918-1964). Includes collected newsclippings, "Birds of the Belgian Congo" Ph.D. thesis and published works, reel to reel tape recordings with transcriptions, address books, date books, lists of Congo birds, original manuscripts, published reviews, articles, talks, papers, notes. Also includes Biographical information, photographs and...
Dates: 1908-1964

Francis Lee Jaques field diaries and sketchbooks

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .J37
Summary Francis Lee Jaques (28 September 1887-24 July 1969), also known as Lee Jaques, is celebrated for his diorama paintings at the American Museum of Natural History, executed during the early and mid-twentieth century. A frequent collaborator with Museum curator and ornithologist Frank M. Chapman (1864-1945), the artist is especially associated with the Whitney Memorial Hall of Pacific Bird Life (that was co-designed with Robert Cushman Murphy, Museum curator and ornithologist). This collection...
Dates: 1925-1935

Leo E. Miller collection

 Collection
Identifier: Archives Orn144
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, field notes, memoranda related to expeditions to South America largely with F.M. Chapman, includes maps and photo of Miller.

Dates: 1911-1916, 1988

Leonard C. Sanford collection

 Collection
Identifier: Archives Orn97
Scope and Contents

Correspondence from BMNH Archives between Sanford, Rothschild, Stresemann, Mayr, Stein, Frost, and Dammerman concerning joint projects in New Guinea

Dates: 1927-1931

Magnificent Voyagers: The U.S. Exploring Expedition, 1838-1842 exhibition photographic slides, 1988.

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 89E
Abstract

Press slides of artifacts, illustrations, specimens and paintings used in the temporary exhibition Magnificent Voyagers: The U.S. Exploring Expedition, 1838-1842, held at the American Museum of Natural History, September 1988-January 1989. The exhibition was originally organized by the National Museum of Natural History.

Dates: 1988

William J. Morden papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .M671-.M674
Scope and Contents This collection is concerned with Morden’s expeditions to Alaska, Central Asia, and Southwest Africa and contains detailed field notes written by both William and Irene. The field notes include details of their travels, supply lists, budgets, and descriptions of artifacts and specimens gathered. There are also a number of drafts of articles and books written by both Morden and Irene about their experiences abroad. The William J. Morden papers also include correspondences which are...
Dates: 1922-1957

[Mt. Mikeno from Gorilla Group]

 Item — 1: [Barcode: 200005879]
Identifier: Art Survey No. 655
Scope and Contents

Study for the Mountain Gorilla Group. Jungle and verdant valley in foreground, view of volcano in background.

Dates: [1927]